Women's Shelter and Support Center
PO Box 457, Rochester, MN, 55903
Distance: 1002 Miles
Program that works on behalf of individuals and/or groups to make sure that they receive the benefits and services for which they are eligible
Provides individual support and assistance with:
* Safety planning
* Housing options
* Assistance with criminal and civil court issues
* Assistance in writing Orders for Protection and Harassment Orders
* Applying for government assistance
* A trained, dedicated advocate guides victims through the criminal court process when a partner is charged with domestic assault.
Area Served by County
- Dodge County
- Fillmore County
- Freeborn County
- Goodhue County
- Houston County
- Mower County
- Olmsted County
- Rice County
- Steele County
- Wabasha County
- Winona County
- 24 hours a day
There is no fee for this service.
|Main - Crisis Line
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
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FN-1900.2500General Crime Victim Assistance Definition
Programs that provide a variety of supportive services for victims of crimes and their families which may include general emotional support, crisis counseling, information about police investigative procedures, liaison to police personnel, assistance in completing and filing applications for reimbursement of crime-related expenses or losses, information about the mechanics of court proceedings, advice concerning court appearances, court accompaniment services, assistance in preparing victim impact statements and referrals for other needed services such as medical treatment, shelter away from home, transportation, child care, financial assistance and protective services.
FP-0500.3300Individual Advocacy Definition
Programs that intercede on behalf of individuals to help them establish eligibility for or obtain needed services when they have been denied benefits or services for which they are eligible, when they need assistance to communicate their needs to a service provider or to otherwise effectively represent themselves, or when they have a complaint about a service. Individual advocacy attempts to reach equitable settlements without resorting to litigation and seeks to meet individual needs without attempting to change social institutions.
FT-3000.1750Domestic/Family Violence Legal Services Definition
Programs that provide information and guidance and/or representation in court proceedings for individuals who have been abused in an intimate relationship and/or for people who are facing a summary conviction offence or criminal charge for perpetrating abuse. Included are domestic violence law clinics and other legal assistance programs that represent victims of domestic abuse at restraining order hearings or in other civil or criminal actions involving charges against an abuser. Most also represent the person's interests in complexities that arise as part of the legal process such as restitution, payment of debts or child support, custody and visitation and property control. Some programs may also represent victims of domestic abuse who have been charged with a crime and/or handle cases involving accusations of child abuse filed by one parent against the other, abuse of an elderly person by an adult child or abuse of an adult child by a parent.
YB-9000Young Adults Definition
Individuals who are generally between the ages of 18 and 25 depending on the ages that specific programs use for qualification.
YX-0300.0150Abused Men Definition
Adult men who have been subjected to a persistent pattern of physical, sexual and/or emotional abuse and intimidation by their wives or intimate partners.
YX-0300.0190Abused Women Definition
Adult women who have been subjected to a persistent pattern of physical, sexual and/or emotional abuse and intimidation by their husbands or intimate partners.
YX-1500Crime Victims Definition
Individuals who have suffered injury or loss of property because of the illegal actions of another.